Learning, Acting and Building for Rehabilitation in Health Systems
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This course explores working with survivors of torture. Displacement and forced migration can put individuals from these groups at increased risk for abuse, neglect, and violence. Moreover, these persons often encounter problems accessing support and services. In order to meet the rehabilitation needs of this population, rehabilitation professionals must be aware of and address special considerations for patient care.
This course aims to provide an overview of working with displaced persons who are survivors of torture.
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Working with Survivors of Torture
- Case Study
This course is aimed at rehabilitation professionals, students and assistants including but not limited to Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Rehabilitation Doctors, Rehabilitation Nurses, Prosthetists, Orthotists, Psychologists, Audiologists, Dietetics, Social Workers. Community Health Workers, Nurses or Medical Doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.